Moxifloxacin eye drops (Milflox Eye Drops)
Milflox Eye Drop 0.5% eye drops is used to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, infections of female upper genital tract, abdominal infections and infections of skin and eye.
How it works
Moxifloxacin belongs to a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. It kills a wide range of Infection causing bacteria both gram positive and gram negative (broad spectrum). It acts by inhibiting enzymes (DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV) involved in DNA processes that are essential for bacterial growth and survival thereby killing the bacteria.
Common side effects
• Eye discomfort
• Dry eye
• Burning sensation in eye
Expert advice for Miflox
Do consult your doctor before taking Moxifloxacin eye drops, if you are pregnant or planning of becoming pregnant.
• Stop taking Moxifloxacin eye drops and call your doctor at once if you have sudden pain, swelling, bruising, tenderness, stiffness, or movement problems in any of your joints, especially in your ankle.
• Do not breast feed your baby while taking Moxifloxacin eye drops.
• Wash your hands before using the eye drops, keep the dropper tip clean.
• Do not touch the eyelids or surrounding areas with the dropper tip of the Milflox Eye Drops to avoid contamination. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
Moxifloxacin eye drops
Q: Is moxifloxacin / Moxicip safe?
A: Yes. Moxifloxacin (also available as Moxicip) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q: Is moxifloxacin an antibiotic/ st***id/ penicillin / a sulfa drug?
A: Milflox Eye Drops is an antibiotic and not a st***id / penicillin / sulfa drug. It belongs to a class of drugs called fluoroquinolone antibiotics and kills a wide range of infection causing bacteria. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to st***ids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Moxifloxacin eye drops is different from sulfa drugs.
Q: Is moxifloxacin strong?
A: Milflox Eye Drops is a broad spectrum antibiotic, effective in killing a wide range of bacteria and can be used against a variety of infections (infections of sinuses, airways, lungs, genital tract, abdominal infections, and infections of skin and eye). It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q: Is moxifloxacin stronger than amoxicillin?
A: Moxifloxacin eye drops and amoxicillin are two different antibiotics effective against a wide range of infection causing bacteria and have different mechanisms of action. A comparison between moxifloxacin and amoxicillin cannot be drawn.